Needham Annual Election Tuesday, April 12, 2022
The Annual Town Election is April 12, 2022, and nomination papers (the first step) are available starting January 3, 2022.
All 240 Town Meeting Member seats, 24 per precinct, will be on the ballot this year, as precincts may have changed due to the 2020 census.
The following offices and boards will be on the April 12 ballot.
- Town Moderator
- Town Clerk
- Select Board (1)
- Assessor (1)
- School Committee (3)
- Trustees of Memorial Park – veteran (1)
- Trustees of Memorial Park – non-veteran (1)
- Trustees of Needham Public Library (2)
- Board of Health (2)
- Planning Board (1)
- Commissioners of Trust Funds (1)
- Park and Recreation Commission (2)
Candidates for Town Office must obtain at least 50 valid signatures of registered voters in Needham, and new Town Meeting member candidates must obtain at least 10 valid signatures of registered voters in their precinct.
Town Election Schedule
|Nomination Papers Available from Town Clerk (Needham Town Hall)||January 3, 2022|
|Last day for incumbent TMM to file notice of candidacy with Town Clerk||February 15, 2022|
|Last day to return Nomination Papers||February 22, 2022|
|Last day to register to vote prior to this election||March 23, 2022|
|LWV Candidates Night||March 28, 2022 (time TBD)|
|Annual Town Election||April 12, 2022|
|Town Meeting Warrant Meetings/New TMM Orientation (LWV sponsors)||April 25, 2022|
|Annual Town Meeting begins||May 2, 2022|
For information, call the Town Clerk’s Office at 781-455-7500 ext. 216.
LWV-Needham Candidates Night and Voter Guides
Candidates Night for Town Election
A Voter Guide for town offices is printed in the Needham Times.
An expanded Voter Guide including responses from Town Meeting candidates is published on the LWV-Needham website.
Additional Information on Representative Town Meeting
Watch the first night of 2021 Annual Town Meeting. Other nights are available at the Needham Channel.
Watch the LWV-Needham Video, “Needham Town Meeting–Making Your Voice Count”
Additional Information on Elected Town Offices
Information on Campaign Financing and Reporting
When you pick up your nomination papers at Town Hall, you will receive information on campaign financing and reporting, administered through the Town Clerk’s Office.